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The World’s Oldest Tree

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Spruce tree
Spruce tree

The oldest tree in the world has been found in Sweden.

It is a spruce tree which is more than 9,500 years old.

It was previously believed that some 5,000-year-old pine trees in North America were the oldest.

The tree has provided scientists with lots of information about the history of the climate in the region.

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previous: existing or happening before.

Source: Science Daily

Comments

  1. Who knows whether there will be any trees left on the Earth in the future given our “human” approach to the nature.

  2. Wow so interesting!!!!!!!!!! I thought some scientists will find it somewheare in Africa but not in Sweden!!!!!!!!!!!!